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Clapper

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12, mid–late
Date:
ca. 1900–1800 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Lisht North, cemetery south of Senwosret (758), Pit 555 north chamber, MMA excavations, 1907–08
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
L. 24 cm (9 7/16 in.); Greatest width. 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.); Th. 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1909
Accession Number:
09.180.1251
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 113
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 247.

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